Children's Literature

Children's Literature : Developing Good Readers

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This chronological guide to the developmental stages, and corresponding literary needs and preferences, of early childhood is hte unique result of combinging the expertise of educational professionals with that of a children's librarian. Each chapter describes a developmental stage of childhood and presents appropriate books for that reading level, providing expert guidance in today's crowded children's book more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 11.18mm | 381g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138970395
  • 9781138970397

Table of contents

Preface Hannah Nuba, Michael Searson, Deborah Lovitky Sheiman History and Definition of Children's Literature A Brief History of Children's Literature Deborah Lovitky Sheiman * What Makes Good Children's Literature Deborah Lovitky Sheiman Developing Good Readers Babies and Books, Jill Sheiman and Laura Sheiman * Children's Literature for the Preschool Years Michael Searson * Children's Literature for the Primary Grade Years Michael Searson * Interactive Children's Literature for Early Childhood Christine Baykowski, Nicole R. Vogel, and Michael Searson Voices of Writers and Illustrators What Makes an Illustrator? Anita Riggio * What Makes a Writer? Cari Best * Children's Videos Based on Picture Books Cari Best Bibliography and Resources Encouraging Early Reading: Bibliography and Resources Hannah Nuba with Siobhan O'Neil * Postscript, Hannah Nuba, Michael Searson, Deborah Lovitky Sheiman. Index. Bibliography. more